Written December 31, 2016(edited June 2017) “Peace is not just about the absence of conflict; it’s also about the presence of justice.  …  A counterfeit peace exists when people are pacified or distracted or so beat up and tired of fighting that all seems calm. But true peace does not exist until there is justice,… Continue reading Peace

“Knowledge Itself Is Power”

Written June 9, 2017 “Follow your Path to the Water, the Source of Life sustaining, Thirst Quenching Water. Gather your Water upstream from others, so you are gathering Pure, unpolluted Water. Others may try to show you where to go for Water….”The pure Water is over here.”…..”The pure Water is there.”….Each one of us needs… Continue reading “Knowledge Itself Is Power”


Written June 10, 2017 “I’m not concerned with your liking or disliking me… All I ask is that you respect me as a human being.” ~Jackie Robinson “Show respect even to people who don’t deserve it. Not as a reflection of their character but of yours.” ~Dave Willis How many times have you had someone… Continue reading Respect

Live Like You Were Dyin ‘

Written January 9, 2017 “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”  ~Mahatma Gandhi This quote reminds me of a couple of songs. Tim McGraw’s “Live Like You Were Dyin’”, and my all time favorite, Nickleback’s “If Today Was Your Last Day”. To me these songs make… Continue reading Live Like You Were Dyin ‘

Rights vs Responsibility

Written May 26, 2014(edited 2017) “With all the talk of “rights””, sometimes it seems that Responsibility is forgotten. We have a Responsibility to the Future Generations to come ( it is their right). It is Our Responsibility to leave them a World they can Live in (it is their right). It is Our Responsibility to… Continue reading Rights vs Responsibility

“Hate is to Great a Burden”

Written November 20, 2016(edited 2017) “I have decided to stick with love. Hate is to great a burden to bear.” ~Dr Martin Luther King Jr. In light of last night’s events in Manchester England, I wanted to write something but I found myself having writers block. The following is one of my earlier posts that… Continue reading “Hate is to Great a Burden”

Modern Day Civil War

Written May 10, 2017 “What we’ve got here is failure to communicate. Some men you just can’t reach…So, you get what we had here last week, which is the way he wants it! Well, he gets it! N’ I don’t like it any more than you men.” ~Guns n Roses “Civil War When one hears… Continue reading Modern Day Civil War